“Heaton had very little to do, aside from one dodgy kick! Everything else he had to do, he did well. Horrendous orange kit though! Mark Wilson at right back look assured, calm, good on the ball. Had one very good flurry forward and produced a good cross. Defensively we weren’t really tested, although Greg Cunningham seemed solid enough.
“Overall we look fitter, sharper and seem to have better pattern to our play. We seem to have some real good pace outlets in Bolasie, Adomah and Anderson, whilst Woolford looks to be growing in confidence. As much as in recent seasons we have endured a awful pre-season, and been told “results don’t matter”, that should also be remembered even when results are good. It’s obviously better to be winning games and scoring goals, but Southampton were are only real threat in pre-season.
I’m hopeful of a solid season, with hopefully a positive goal difference and a top 12 finish.”